#winwithWILLOWS Skype Contest

#winwithWILLOWS Skype Contest

Hello Willow readers! We have some exciting news to share! The Willow Awards has teamed up with Snow finalist author Colleen Nelson to provide you with the chance to win a Skype visit with her!

The #winwithWILLOWS contest opens on November 18th and all you have to do to enter is take a photo of your Willow readers reading Pulse Point. Tag @WillowAwards and the author with the hashtag #winwithWILLOWS and you are entered! Contest closes on December 16th and winners will be notified on or around December 20th via instant message.

Read more for complete contest rules…


And Author Colleen Nelson


The #winwithWILLOWS Contest (the “Contest”) is open to individual legal residents of the province of Saskatchewan who, at the time of entry, are 18 years of age or older who are entering on behalf of youth readers in their school or library community. Officers of SYRCA as well as such officers’ immediate family (father/mother, brother/sister, son/daughter) or persons living under the same roof are not eligible to win this Contest.

Limit of one entry per person or school or library with readers in grade 6 and up. Entries received from any person, school or library in excess of the stated limitation will be void. No purchase required to enter.


The Contest is sponsored by the Saskatchewan Young Reader’s Choice Awards – The Willow Awards Inc. (the “Sponsor”).

Agreement to Official Rules:

Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official rules and the decision of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent on being compliant with these official rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

Contest period:

Contest opens on November 18th 2019 at 12:00pm (CST) and runs until December 16, 2019 at 12:00am (CST) (The “Contest Period”).  All entries received after December 16th, 2019 at 12:00am (CST) will be void.

How to Enter:

Enter by taking a photo of your Willow reader(s) reading the book, Pulse Point, and share the photo with us @WillowAwards and Colleen Nelson on Instagram (ColleenNelson14) or Twitter (colleennelson14) with the hashtag #winwithWILLOWS. Photos should not include children’s faces unless you have permission to do so.

Prize Draw:

Winners will be chosen by random draw on December 19, 2019. Winners will be notified on or about December 20th, 2019 by direct message via Instagram or Twitter. The Sponsor reserves the right to publish the winner’s first and last name and, where applicable, the name of the school or library.

No prize substitutes, assignments or transfers. No cash equivalent. The odds of being selected will depend on the number of submissions received.

Grand Prize:

Win a 30 minute question and answer style Skype visit with Colleen Nelson. Approximate retail value of $250.

No guarantee of Skype visit if scheduling prevents it. Colleen Nelson will make reasonable efforts to find a mutually agreed upon time for the winning school or library and herself for the Skype visit. No guarantee is made that a mutually agreed upon time will be chosen, and Colleen Nelson will not be able to make a Skype visit if a mutually agreed upon time is not chosen.

The Saskatchewan Young Reader’s Choice Awards and Colleen Nelson reserve the right to change these rules at any time without notice.

Thank you to MYRCA and Colleen Nelson for this wonderful idea!

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